Funeral arrangements have been set for Joe Johnson, University of Tennessee president emeri
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UT System President Emeritus Joe Johnson Mourned, Leaves Lasting Legacy
In June, the University will seek approval from the Board of Trustees to file a cy pres court action to permit the sale of the property. If approved, proceeds from the sale will be directed to establish an endowment to fund scholarships for lower income students.
Following extensive study of uses for a 24-acre waterfront property in Knoxville, UT President Emeritus Joe Johnson announced a recommendation to transform the property into a retreat center and community showpiece for UT Knoxville student leadership development activities.
For 50 years, the University of Tennessee — made up of many parts — has moved with one voice for the good of its students, faculty, alumni and state. On July 1, 1968, the parts became one as a system.